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Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Job Growth

There were 109,300 jobs in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 120,092 employed persons for the month. Barnstable Town lost 600 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 36 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Barnstable Town job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 109,300 -600 +3,700
CPS 120,092 +36 +2,324

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Barnstable Town as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

CES employment for Barnstable Town peaked in July 2017 at 110,200. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 129,014 for Barnstable Town in April 2004. 8,922 jobs have been lost in Barnstable Town since then according to the household survey. From a May 2011 low of 109,675, Barnstable Town has added 10,417 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 109,300 -600 120,092 36
October 2017 109,900 300 120,056 26
September 2017 109,600 -400 120,030 391
August 2017 110,000 -200 119,639 -35
July 2017 110,200 400 119,674 -238
June 2017 109,800 2,000 119,912 -205
May 2017 107,800 400 120,117 -429
April 2017 107,400 1,000 120,546 -263
March 2017 106,400 -100 120,809 881
February 2017 106,500 -200 119,928 816
January 2017 106,700 1,400 119,112 1,238
December 2016 105,300 -300 117,874 106